Russia Bans Jehovah's Witnesses

Wochit Headline News - April 21, 2017

On Thursday Russia's Supreme Court ruled that Jehovah's Witnesses was an "extremist" organisation.

Russian news agencies reported the church must hand over all its property to the state.

A Russian Jehovah's Witnesses representative said the group will appeal the decision in the European Court of Human Rights.

Russian authorities have put several of the group's publications on a list of banned extremist literature..


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